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Great performance on- and off-road

Jeep’s iconic Wrangler models retain many of the styling characteristics which made the brand so famous, but latest versions boast extra comfort, performance, and passenger-carrying practicality. David Williams had an extended test-drive.

Power on the land

The topic for this month’s Power on the Land is crop feeding, brought to you as always by Mike Williams.
The challenges for engineers who design fertiliser spreaders include producing an even distribution pattern with improved uniformity while achieving the required application rates, and progress from some manufacturers has been impressive.

New options for cultivations and drilling

A visit to Lemken’s German Agro Farm in mid-November included news and demonstrations of significant updates and new products which will be welcomed by UK farmers. David Williams was there.

Updates future-proof versatile models

First deliveries of the latest Case IH Optum AFS Connect tractors start in spring 2022, but Farmers Guide test drove one of only two already in the UK. David Williams reports.

Ground protection and traction solutions demonstrated

European tour of tyre and track solutions from Michelin visited the UK during November, providing an opportunity for dealers and customers to learn about the latest products and how to get the best from them. David Williams was there.

Lincolnshire farmers get first look at new 4×4

The Ineos Grenadier is completely new, but borrows many aspects of its appearance from the traditional and popular Land Rover Defender. Designed as a true on- and off-road multi-purpose vehicle, it is attracting a lot of interest from farmers. David Williams attended a preview.

Popular pick-up will come with even more engine and spec options

Ford has announced updates to its new Ranger pick-ups which are due to replace current models later this year. David Williams reports.

The Can-Am off-road revolution drives into 2022

Focusing on power, performance and versatility, BRP will showcase its new Can-Am Traxter HD7 and Can-Am Traxter HD9 models throughout 2022.

Getting your farm insurance right

Getting the best value from your farm insurance can be a utopian goal and too often feels it can only be achieved by a compromise in cover. But this doesn’t have to be the case.

Discovery, still a great all-rounder

Few vehicles compare to the Land Rover Discovery when it comes to combining load and passenger-carrying ability with exceptional off- and on-road performance. Five years after the Discovery 5 series was launched, Farmers Guide assessed the latest version. David Williams reports.

Call for action as farm fire costs rise by 40%

NFU Mutual is urging farmers to have fire plans in place as claims statistics reveal the cost of farm fires shot up in 2020.

Two-thirds of farmers still not wearing a helmet, new survey reveals

According to research, the majority of ATV users still don’t wear a helmet when they ride because they feel foolish wearing them on their own farm or don’t believe they ride fast enough to warrant them. To help combat this issue and to ensure that the importance of wearing a helmet is highlighted among users when driving an ATV, Can-Am has introduced its seven golden rules for ATV usage as part of its responsible riding programme.

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